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Energy drinks might have more serious side effects for children and teenagers than just getting them good and hyper, according to a group of doctors who released a cautionary report in the journal Pediatrics, warning that the amped-up beverages might trigger seizures and other highly undesirable reactions in rare cases. As it happens, they should also lay off the Gatorade.

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Score one for the anti-spanking parental contingent: A study published in the latest issue of Pediatrics suggests there may be a link between the corporal punishment -- e.g., spanking -- of children and aggressive behavior on the part of those kids as they grow up.

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